Music of the niddle ages
1. Write a short paragraph (about half a page) in which you compare and contrast Hildegard’s “Columba
aspexit” with Bemart’s “La dousa votz.” Focus on the following aspects: texture, melodic style, rhythm,
2. Write a short paragraph (about half a page) in which you compare and contrast the musical styles of
Perotin’s “Alleluia. Diffusa est gratia” with Machaut’s “Quant en moi.” Use all musical parameters (media,
texture, dynamics, harmony, melody, rhythm, and form) that seem relevant to this discussion.